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Tech Class Offered – Starting July 31

Amateur Radio Technician Class Training Course in Fresno

The Fresno Area Mentors and Elmers will be offering a 5 session training class beginning Tuesday July 31st, 2012. Each class will begin at 6:30pm and last approximately 2-2.5 hours.

The course is scheduled to coincide with the VE Exam Session that takes place the following Saturday August 11, 2012 at 9:30am.

Dates & Times

  • Session 1: Tuesday July 31, 2012, 6:30 pm
  • Session 2: Thursday August 2, 2012, 6:30pm
  • Session 3: Tuesday August 7, 2012, 6:30pm
  • Session 4: Thursday Ausust 9, 2012, 6:30pm
  • Session 5: FridayAugust 10, 2012, 6:30pm

Location
Fresno Salvation Army Citadel
1854 Fulton Street
Fresno, CA 93721

Contact
Rob Mavis – AE6GE
559-492-7675
ae6ge@k6arp.org

General Class Offered in Fresno

The Fresno Area Mentors and Elmers will be giving an instructional study class on the Amateur Radio General Class license. Classes will be held for the first two weeks in May on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6:30pm to 9:00pm at the Salvation Army Citadel in downtown Fresno.

Instruction will be from the General Class FCC License Preparation for Element 3 General Class Theory – July 1 2011 thru June 30 2015. These books are available from the many bookstores and websites as well as Amazon.com. The slide presentations will follow the Gordo book, but you may also use the ARRL book as well.

Class Dates:
The class will be meeting the first two weeks of May on Tuesday and Thursday, with a review class on Friday May 10. All classes will be from 6:30pm to 9:00pm.

  • Tuesday May 1
  • Thursday May 3
  • Tuesday May 8
  • Thursday May 10
  • Friday May 11

Location:
Salvation Army Citadel
1854 Fulton St

Fresno,CA93721

Contact:
Rob Mavis AE6GE
559-492-7675
ae6ge@k6arp.org

Tech Class Offered in Fresno Starting February 2, 2012

Amateur Radio Technician Class Training Course in Fresno

The Fresno Area Mentors and Elmers will be offering a 4 session training class beginning Thursday February 2, 2012. Each class will begin at 6:30pm and last approximately 2 hours.

The course is scheduled to coincide with the VE Exam Session that takes place the following Saturday February 11, 2012 at 9:30am.

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Beginning Amateur Radio Tech Class in Fresno

Join us on February 4 2011, for your window to the World!

  • WHERE: Kaiser Permenente Yosemite Building, 2nd Floor, in the Sierra Conference Room
  • WHEN: 1800-2030 (6 PM to 8:30 PM) [see complete schedule below]
  • WHAT TO BRING: What you would like to keep notes.  We recommend either the ARRL Technician License Manual or the Gorden West version, available through ARRL.org, Barnes & Noble or Borders Books.  Supplies are limited locally

There is no age limit, 8 to 80!  No previous knowledge is required.  This is a great hobby that gives you added  skills and confidence during extraordinary circumstances such as disasters or Public Service.

Complete Class Schedule

  • February 4, 1800-2030
  • February 5, 0830-1500
  • February 10, 1800-2030
  • February 11, 1800-2030

View the Class Flyer here.

Visualizing How a Yagi Works

Using a low power amateur radio transmitter and a simple light bulb receiver circuit, we see how radio waves and electromagnetic induction transmit energy and signals wirelessly through the air. We also see how dipole and Yagi antennas radiate their energy in different patterns.

by Diana Ing

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